Three killed in Afghanistan blast

Kabul: A child and two policemen were killed while five others injured in a blast which targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's Kandahar province Wednesday, a government official said.

"A bomb fixed in a motor tricycle was detonated at around 7.45 p.m. when a police vehicle was passing by in the 14 sub-district of Kandahar city," Xinhua quoted Jawid Faisal, provincial government's spokesperson as saying.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.